WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia Savigny, 1822

129413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129413)

accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia africana Tebble, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia agulhana Day, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia algida Maciolek & Blake, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia amoureuxi Bellan & Costa, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia anomala Day, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia ashworthi Fauvel, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia assimilis Tebble, 1953
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia aulogaster (Rathke, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia barquii Fauvel, 1927
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia bicornis Savigny, 1822
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia bipartita Monro, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia borealis Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia bulbibranchiata Hartmann-Schröder & Parker, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia capensis Kirkegaard, 1959
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia celtica Amoureux & Dauvin, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia dannevigi Benham, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia denticulata Verrill, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia elongata Hutchings & Murray, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia formosa (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia glabra Stimpson, 1854
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia kirkegaardi Intes & Le Loeuff, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia koloana Gibbs, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia laubieri Bellan & Costa, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia limacina (Rathke, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia magna (Treadwell, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia multibranchia Hutchings & Murray, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia neglecta Schneider, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia peresi Bellan & Picard, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia praetiosa (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia profunda Hartman, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia pulchella Tebble, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia roscoffensis Augener, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia rullieri Bellan, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia simplex Leidy, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia translucens (Katzmann, 1973)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia verrilli Riser, 1987

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia appendiculata Grube, 1859 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia acuminata [auctt.] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelina acuminata Örsted, 1843 (lapsus for Ophelina acuminata)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia aulopygos Grube, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypane aulopygos (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia cluthensis McGuire, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia coarctata Milne Edwards, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia contractata Milne Edwards in Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia eruciformis Johnston, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia limacina (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata Örsted, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesii Johnston, 1840 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia neapolitana Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia radiata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia polycheles Grube, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypane polycheles (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia remanei Augener, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia rathkei McIntosh, 1908 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia taurica Bobretzky, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia limacina (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1(3):1-128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 38 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2013). Ophelia. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129413 on 2017-12-13

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-02-28 11:07:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-07-12 15:09:40Z
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original description Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1(3):1-128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 38 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudophelia Katzmann, 1973) Katzmann, Werner 1973. Ein neuer Opheliidae (Polychaeta) aus der Adria: Pseudophelia translucens n.g., n.sp. Silzber.Osterrich.Aka.Mus., 4: 1-4. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassandane Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. 1865 [1866?]. Annulata Nova. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm 22(4): 239-258., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/253/mode/1up
page(s): 256 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNitetis Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J. G. H. 1865 [1866?]. Annulata Nova. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm 22(4): 239-258., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/253/mode/1up
page(s): 257 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) Maciolek, N.J. & J.A. Blake. 2006. Opheliidae (Polychaeta) collected by the R/V Hero and the USNS Eltanin cruises from the Southern Ocean and South America. Scientia Marina, 70S3: 101-113.
page(s): 103 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Emended by Maciolek & Blake (2006):
"Body divided externally into two regions: an anterior cylindrical region and a posterior region with a deep ventral and two lateral grooves. Prostomium a small pointed cone, lacking appendages; pair of nuchal organs on posterior lateral border. Branchiae present or absent; branchiae, if present, cirriform with single or, rarely, double filaments, present from chaetigers 2 or 8–11, absent from a few posterior preanal segments. Chaetae all simple capillaries; parapodia low rounded lobes. Lateral sensory organs present between parapodial rami. Anal segment with papillae.[details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species O. bicornis Savigny 1818 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]